Magnitude Noetix Analytics Provides the Broadest, Deepest Coverage of Any Packaged Data Warehouse for Oracle E-Business Suite

With packaged data models that reflect your unique Oracle EBS implementation, Magnitude Noetix Analytics delivers the fastest time to value of any BI solution in the market. Business professionals are empowered with the ability to answer their own questions enabling fact-based decisions.

Information technology professionals not only appreciate the reduced report backlog, but also the open architecture of the solution, integrating data from virtually any third-party or custom application that supplies users with an enterprise-wide view.

The information below identifies dozens of Oracle E-Business Suite applications supported by Noetix Analytics. Noetix Analytics also provides support for salesforce.com.

Financial Applications

Financial information is instrumental in assessing company performance. It is critical that business managers have access to timely financial information to correct problems before it is too late and exploit opportunities before they disappear. Noetix Analytics provides near-real time and daily snapshots of financial information that allows users to drill from their summary financial reports to account balances, journals, and into the sub ledgers.

Finance

Key features include the ability to analyze General Ledger balances, perform variance analysis comparing budget vs. actuals, drill down to journal entry details as well as into the Payables, Receivables, and Assets subledgers.

Payables managers can perform detailed analyses of AP invoices, invoice holds, payments, payment schedules, discounts, and checks and have full access to AP distributions.

Receivables managers can analyze AR invoices, adjustments, cash receipts. They can also analyze aging information to spot slow paying accounts. Costs can be joined with invoices to enable margin and profitability analysis by customer and product. Receivables managers also have full access to AR distributions to assist in the period close and reconciliation process. Receivables managers can also assess the company’s on-time shipment performance to their clients as compared to the requested and promised dates.

Fixed asset administrators can analyze asset histories – when assets moved in and out of service – depreciation rates and amounts, valuation adjustments, and retirements. They can also examine asset distributions to reconcile asset activity with the general ledger. Lastly, they can analyze lease schedules and payment details.

Coverage for: General Ledger, Payables, Employee Expenses, Receivables and Advanced Collections, Assets, Subledger Accounting, E-Business Tax, Global Accounting Engine, Advanced Global, Intercompany System, Working Capital


Key Performance Indicators (partial list)

Finance KPIs
Revenue, COGS, Gross Margin, Operating Expenses, Net Operating Income, Budget vs. Actuals Variance, Current and Long Term Assets, Current and Long Term Liabilities, Equity, Return on Assets, Return on Equity, other Profitability and Liquidity ratios

Payables KPIs
Spend by Vendor, Payables Balances by Vendor, Discounts Taken, Discounts Missed, Employee Expenses, Top Spenders, Payments Forecast

Receivables KPIs
Receivables Balances and Aging, On-Time Payments, Late Payments, On-Time Shipments, Customer and Product Margins and Profitability, Revenue by Customer, Top Customers, Receivables Forecast

Assets KPIs
Depreciation, Depreciation Rates, Assets Adjustments, Lease payments, New Assets Placed In Service, Asset Retirements

Answers (partial list)

  • How do my actuals compare to my budget?
  • Which journals comprise a specific account balance?
  • Which invoices correspond to a specific journal entry?
  • Who are our top customers?
  • What is our AR aging?
  • What customer invoices are past due and by how much?
  • What is the margin by customer by product?

Projects

Coverage for: Project Costing, Project Billing


Asset Lifecycle Management

Coverage for: Enterprise Asset Management, Property Management


Supply Chain Applications

Manufacturers and distributors are constantly developing innovative ways to streamline their supply chains and improve working capital efficiency. The most effective supply chain strategies are those that involve collaboration across trading partners, requiring a substantial amount of real-time information to be shared across the supply chain. Noetix Analytics provides critical operational information needed to not only optimize your own performance, but to also improve coordination with your suppliers and customers to reduce costs and capital requirements while improving margins and service.

Supply Chain

Key features include the ability to track corporate spending and measure vendor performance. Purchasing managers can analyze spend by vendor, item, buyer, ship-to and bill-to locations. They can also monitor PO approvals; view requisitions, purchase orders, PO and shipping schedules; measure vendor lead times, on-time shipments, and product quality information. They can also analyze requisition and PO distributions.

Coverage for: Purchasing, Order Management, Inventory, Advanced Product Catalog, Advanced Pricing


Key Performance Indicators (partial list)

Procurement KPIs
Spend by vendor, item, buyer, ship-to and bill-to; PO lead-times; on-time shipments vs. need by date; on-time shipments vs. promise date; order complete %; quantity ordered, billed, received, accepted and rejected.

Answers (partial list)

  • Who are our largest suppliers?
  • What is the cost of an item across our suppliers?
  • What are our vendor lead times?
  • What is our vendor order performance – complete and on-time?
  • What is our vendor quality performance – quantity and % of items rejected?

Discrete Manufacturing

Key features include the ability to monitor nearly every aspect of the manufacturing process from demand forecasting and manufacturing planning, to engineering and the bill of material, work-in-process, and quality.

Manufacturing planners can analyze overall demand and forecast accuracy and assess how well manufacturing output lines up with demand.

Engineering managers can monitor change orders and analyze their impact on product costs.

Manufacturing managers can assess manufacturing output, scrap and rework versus plans and analyze cost variances.

Distribution managers can analyze demand relative to the distribution of inventory across manufacturing and warehouse facilities.

Quality managers can measure the goods produced relative to quality standards to measure the defect rate.

Cost accountants can analyze cost of goods, set standard costs, identify and quantify cost savings opportunities, and measure overall cost of goods.

Coverage for: Bills of Material, Inventory, Cost Management, Engineering, Master Scheduling / MRP, Work in Process, and Quality


Key Performance Indicators (partial list)

Engineering, Bill of Material and Costing KPIs
Change orders, substitutions, standard material, direct labor, overhead, contract manufacturing costs, usage variance

Master Scheduling / MRP and WIP, Inventory KPIs
Forecast accuracy, demand and supply by inventory location, demand and supply exceptions, WIP inventory; WIP lead time; onhand and in-transit inventory balances

Quality KPIs
Sample rate, pass/failure rate %

Answers (partial list)

    • What is our inventory position by item?
    • What items are below safety stock levels by location?
    • What is our cost variance and what are the causes?
    • What is our forecast accuracy by plant and item?
    • What is our manufacturing quality performance?

Process Manufacturing

Key features include the ability to monitor various aspects of process manufacturing from product development to manufacturing execution, product costing, inventory management, including lot tracking.

Manufacturing planners can analyze forecast vs actual production variances and exceptions and plan future manufacturing schedules.

Product development managers can review current recipes and formulas and test new formulations.

Manufacturing managers can monitor routing steps, operations and batch steps. They can also assess yield, waste, scrap, and rework versus plans and analyze variances.

Distribution managers can analyze demand relative to the distribution of inventory across manufacturing and warehouse facilities. They can also perform lot tracking aging analysis.

Quality managers can measure the quality of goods produced to ensure FDA and other appropriate standards are met.

Cost accountants can perform lot costing, analyze overall cost of goods and cost variances, set standard costs, identify and quantify cost savings opportunities.

Coverage for: Process Manufacturing Development, Process Execution, Process Manufacturing Financials, Process Manufacturing Inventory (11i)


Key Performance Indicators (partial list)

Oracle Process Manufacturing KPIs
Forecast vs. actual production, standard vs. actual usage variance, yield, material, resource, direct labor, and overhead costs, yield, scrap and rework amount, quality pass/fail, inventory aging/expiration

Answers (partial list)

  • What is our actual vs. forecast production by item?
  • What is our inventory aging?
  • Which items are nearing expiration?
  • What is our cost variance and what are the causes?
  • What is our yield, scrap and rework amounts?
  • What is our manufacturing quality performance?

Advanced Planning & Scheduling

Coverage for: Advanced Supply Chain Planning


Sales and Service Applications

Companies that maximize customer value take a long term approach to managing their customer relationships. From the time you first engage a prospect, through taking their first order, to servicing them after the sale, you need to collect and aggregate all of this information to provide a holistic 360 degree view of your customer. Catching service problems early gives you a competitive edge, ensuring customer loyalty.

Sales

Coverage for: Quoting, Incentive Compensation, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Campaign and Opportunity Management

Services

Coverage for: Service Contracts, TeleService, Install Base, Depot Repair, Field Service, Salesforce Service Cloud


HR Applications

In an increasingly knowledge-based global economy, people are an enterprise’s most valuable asset. Tracking turnover, assignments, and competencies ensures that organizations can get the most out of their people while also providing for appropriate rewards, training, and growth opportunities.

Human Resources

Coverage for: Human Resources, Learning Management, Time and Labor


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